Looking Back


From the Ouray County Herald, Ouray County Plaindealer and the Ridgway Sun

5O YEARS AGO August 20, 1970 - An intensive effort by Game, Fish and Parks personnel is currently underway in the San Juan Mountains to determine whether or not the "Great White Bear,'' found to be so plentiful by surveyor-trapper Jacob Fowler and others in the early 18oos, still exists in Colorado. The Rio Grande-San Juan Grizzly Bear Management Area was created in 1954 to protect the grizzly…

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